Essays Tagged: "Richard Stallman"

Hackers Thought

o Douglas Engelbart, who was responsible for hypertext, windows, cross-file editing, and the mouse; Richard Stallman, the founder of the Free Software Foundation; Dennis Ritchie and Ken Thompson, the ...

(6 pages) 22 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Software ownership 2

int a T-shirt, and sell it for free. This idea seems ridiculous. On the other hand, individual like Richard Stallman claims that software ownership is harmful to society.How is that? Computers enginee ... re in the business. Now the question is, why sell them for free when they're creating huge profits? Richard Stallman argument is that it deprives people from using the software. This is like saying th ...

(5 pages) 16 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Should a company select proprietary, open source, or free software for its most important business information systems?

You didn't own it, nor did you ever get the source code.In 1984 when the GNU Project was started by Richard Stallman, the world was first introduced to the concept of open source software. Stallman ha ...

(3 pages) 51 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Symbiotic, Introspective Technology

me that the little-known em- bedded algorithm for the unproven unification of semaphores and XML by Richard Stallman et al. [9] runs in O(logn) time. Such a claim might seem counterintuitive but has a ...

(11 pages) 4 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Science Essays